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Twelve killed in protests across Afghanistan

Afghan protesters move a dead man during clashes in Kabul February 24, 2012.  REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Afghan protesters move a dead man during clashes in Kabul February 24, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Afghan protesters move a dead man during clashes in Kabul February 24, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood
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An Afghan policeman runs for cover during clashes with protesters in Kabul February 24, 2012. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

An Afghan policeman runs for cover during clashes with protesters in Kabul February 24, 2012. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

An Afghan policeman runs for cover during clashes with protesters in Kabul February 24, 2012. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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Afghan protesters burn a U.S. flag during a protest in Jalalabad province February 24, 2012. REUTERS/Parwiz

Afghan protesters burn a U.S. flag during a protest in Jalalabad province February 24, 2012. REUTERS/Parwiz

Afghan protesters burn a U.S. flag during a protest in Jalalabad province February 24, 2012. REUTERS/Parwiz
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Afghan policemen run towards protesters during a protest in Kabul February 24, 2012.  REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

Afghan policemen run towards protesters during a protest in Kabul February 24, 2012. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

Afghan policemen run towards protesters during a protest in Kabul February 24, 2012. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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Afghan anti-raid policemen stand guard amid three days of violent protests since Korans were burned at the U.S. base in Bagram north of Kabul February 23, 2012.  REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Afghan anti-raid policemen stand guard amid three days of violent protests since Korans were burned at the U.S. base in Bagram north of Kabul February 23, 2012. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail

Afghan anti-raid policemen stand guard amid three days of violent protests since Korans were burned at the U.S. base in Bagram north of Kabul February 23, 2012. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail
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An Afghan policeman hits a protester in Kabul February 24, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

An Afghan policeman hits a protester in Kabul February 24, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

An Afghan policeman hits a protester in Kabul February 24, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood
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Afghan policemen run for cover during clashes with protesters in Kabul February 24, 2012. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

Afghan policemen run for cover during clashes with protesters in Kabul February 24, 2012. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

Afghan policemen run for cover during clashes with protesters in Kabul February 24, 2012. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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An Afghan policeman keeps watch as a helicopter flies past during clashes with protesters in Kabul February 24, 2012.   REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

An Afghan policeman keeps watch as a helicopter flies past during clashes with protesters in Kabul February 24, 2012. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

An Afghan policeman keeps watch as a helicopter flies past during clashes with protesters in Kabul February 24, 2012. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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An Afghan National Army soldier keeps watch during clashes with protesters in Kabul February 24, 2012.  REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

An Afghan National Army soldier keeps watch during clashes with protesters in Kabul February 24, 2012. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

An Afghan National Army soldier keeps watch during clashes with protesters in Kabul February 24, 2012. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
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An Afghan policeman runs for cover during clashes with protesters in Kabul February 24, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

An Afghan policeman runs for cover during clashes with protesters in Kabul February 24, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

An Afghan policeman runs for cover during clashes with protesters in Kabul February 24, 2012. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood
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